Postdoctoral Research Associate

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Agency

Texas A&M University

Department

Vet Med Pathobiology

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description



Our Commitment

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability.  Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values .

Who we are

The Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) is an institution that represents 100 years of growth from a small school of veterinary medicine in 1916 to its present role as a major veterinary educational, medical, and research center. Today, we are one of the largest colleges of veterinary medicine in the United States, training nearly 600 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine students each year. We support collaboration and teamwork that turns today's discoveries into proactive solutions for animals, humans, and the environment. Together, we strive to support the goals of the faculty, staff and students in teaching, research and outreach programs.  To learn more, please visit our website https://vetmed.tamu.edu/

What we want

The selected candidate will subscribe to and support our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability (IDEA) as stated above. If the description sounds interesting to you, we invite you to apply to be considered for this opportunity.

What you need to know

This position is grant funded; future employment may be contingent upon future funding.

COVID-19 information:  Texas A&M University monitors and updates our recruiting, hiring and onboarding processes to align with local, state and federally mandated health guidelines to keep employees, prospective employees, and visitors as safe as possible.  Each department has established both remote and in-person procedures for conducting these processes, which include sanitizing common spaces, a mask policy, and maintaining safe physical distancing to the extent possible.  Departments will provide the procedures to be followed at each step of the recruiting process.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Appropriate PhD

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills in English
  • Basic computer skills
  • Expertise in basic laboratory techniques of virology, molecular biology and immunology including tissue culture, PCR, RT-PCR, qPCR, cloning, protein expression, Western analysis, immunostaining, fluorescence microscopy
  • Technical expertise of CRISPR technology, confocal microscopy, FACS, RNAseq, Co-IP, ChIP or RNAscope

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • PhD in Virology, Immunology, Molecular Biology or related fields

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Hands on research experience in basic laboratory techniques of virology, molecular biology and immunology including tissue culture, PCR, qPCR, cloning, protein expression, Western analysis, immunostaining, fluorescence microscopy
  • Strong track record of peer-reviewed publications in the life sciences
  • Experience working with diverse individuals and communities
  • Demonstrated ability to do independent research
  • Fundamental knowledge of virology, molecular biology and immunology
  • Advanced computer skills
  • Statistical analysis

Responsibilities:

  •  Research - Design, organize and conduct experiments, summarize findings and write manuscripts, contribute to grant development
  • Laboratory management - Order supplies, calibrate equipment, monitor and refill liquid nitrogen and CO2 cylinders
  • Assistance - Train other laboratory personnel (e.g. students), help students in their own projects
  • Other - Performs other duties as assigned

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University and TAMHSC, must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.



Job Title

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Agency

Texas A&M University

Department

Vet Med Pathobiology

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description



Our Commitment

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability.  Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values .

Who we are

The Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) is an institution that represents 100 years of growth from a small school of veterinary medicine in 1916 to its present role as a major veterinary educational, medical, and research center. Today, we are one of the largest colleges of veterinary medicine in the United States, training nearly 600 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine students each year. We support collaboration and teamwork that turns today's discoveries into proactive solutions for animals, humans, and the environment. Together, we strive to support the goals of the faculty, staff and students in teaching, research and outreach programs.  To learn more, please visit our website https://vetmed.tamu.edu/

What we want

The selected candidate will subscribe to and support our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability (IDEA) as stated above. If the description sounds interesting to you, we invite you to apply to be considered for this opportunity.

What you need to know

This position is grant funded; future employment may be contingent upon future funding.

COVID-19 information:  Texas A&M University monitors and updates our recruiting, hiring and onboarding processes to align with local, state and federally mandated health guidelines to keep employees, prospective employees, and visitors as safe as possible.  Each department has established both remote and in-person procedures for conducting these processes, which include sanitizing common spaces, a mask policy, and maintaining safe physical distancing to the extent possible.  Departments will provide the procedures to be followed at each step of the recruiting process.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Appropriate PhD

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills in English
  • Basic computer skills
  • Expertise in basic laboratory techniques of virology, molecular biology and immunology including tissue culture, PCR, RT-PCR, qPCR, cloning, protein expression, Western analysis, immunostaining, fluorescence microscopy
  • Technical expertise of CRISPR technology, confocal microscopy, FACS, RNAseq, Co-IP, ChIP or RNAscope

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • PhD in Virology, Immunology, Molecular Biology or related fields

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Hands on research experience in basic laboratory techniques of virology, molecular biology and immunology including tissue culture, PCR, qPCR, cloning, protein expression, Western analysis, immunostaining, fluorescence microscopy
  • Strong track record of peer-reviewed publications in the life sciences
  • Experience working with diverse individuals and communities
  • Demonstrated ability to do independent research
  • Fundamental knowledge of virology, molecular biology and immunology
  • Advanced computer skills
  • Statistical analysis

Responsibilities:

  •  Research - Design, organize and conduct experiments, summarize findings and write manuscripts, contribute to grant development
  • Laboratory management - Order supplies, calibrate equipment, monitor and refill liquid nitrogen and CO2 cylinders
  • Assistance - Train other laboratory personnel (e.g. students), help students in their own projects
  • Other - Performs other duties as assigned

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University and TAMHSC, must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.


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